Daily Horoscope for Friday April 5, 2024

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April 5 in the stars: Find out what’s in store for you today in our daily horoscopes for Friday April 5. Read the daily horoscopes for your Sun sign or rising sign (ascendant) to plan your day.

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Your daily horoscopes for Friday April 5, 2024

Aries Daily horoscope

Aries (March 21-April 19) daily horoscope for Friday April 5

Cupid’s glowing spotlight beams on YOU today as amorous Venus cruises through your sign until April 29. Amour comes in many forms during this charmed annual phase, from uplifting friendships to romantic sparks that you might even feel with more than one person. Some Rams will cherish holding onto single status, reveling in uninterrupted “me time.” Attached? Fall back in love with one of your personal interests and watch your relationships bloom. With beauty queen Venus helming the operation, you could debut a new look over the coming three weeks. Just wait until Mercury turns direct on April 25 to pull the trigger on a tattoo or new ‘do.

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Taurus Daily horoscope

Taurus (April 20-May 20) daily horoscope for Friday April 5

Seductive Venus shimmies into Aries today, bringing a fast-moving fairy-tale quality to all your romantic interactions until April 29. DO take off the rose-colored glasses occasionally or you could get swept up in something that’s ultimately not right for you. Attached? See if you can slip off for a beach vacation or weekend in an Airbnb before the month is through. The twelfth house also rules closure. If you’ve been waiting for a signal to let go of unhealthy relationships, here it is. Diplomatic Venus helps you make a graceful exit, but don’t stall!

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Gemini Daily horoscope

Gemini (May 21-June 20) daily horoscope for Friday April 5

Attractions take a refreshingly unexpected turn today as love planet Venus zings into Aries until April 29. Could that person you’ve always thought of as “just a friend” hold greater romantic potential? Feelings may emerge, leaving you to wonder why you never explored this before. Since the eleventh house also rules technology, single Gems could have a higher-than-usual click-through rate on the dating apps. Couples can push the envelope with some high-minded exploration. Take it one step at a time and be prepared to communicate a lot, especially since Mercury’s retrograde until April 25.

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Cancer Daily horoscope

Cancer (June 21-July 22) daily horoscope for Friday April 5

Career goals get an infusion of creativity and excitement starting today as magnetic Venus shifts into Aries and your professional zone until April 29. Take the initiative to set up calls with clients or a lunch date with your boss. Picking someone else’s brain can give you inspiration for hitting your benchmarks by applying time-tested wisdom along with your own unique methodology. Romantically, this Venus cycle elevates your standards. If you’re settling for less than you deserve, change your approach asap. 

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Leo Daily horoscope

Leo (July 23-August 22) daily horoscope for Friday April 5

Venus enters Aries today until April 29, pointing your “picker” in unexpected directions. Single Leos could fall hard for someone from a different background—in your time zone or one that’s nearly a day away! Allow yourself to get lost in your imagination: moonlit skies, crashing ocean waves and a fabulous lover spooning you in your cabana. Then, do what you can to make the vision a reality, whether you’re single or spoken for. Can’t slip away? Mingling online could bring the fringe benefits of a dynamic duet.

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Virgo Daily horoscope

Virgo (August 23-September 22) daily horoscope for Friday April 5

Love planet Venus enters Aries and your seductive eighth house, amplifying your magnetism a thousandfold between now and April 29. Beam those charms selectively! The people you attract now won’t be quick to leave your side. With the right partner, that’s a very good thing. Let sweet-talking Venus assist you with discussions about exclusivity, even the “happily ever after” kind. A key relationship could hit a make-it-or-break-it moment. Will you commit or quit? Diplomatic Venus can help you tease out the right decision. If you’ve already found true love, the magic happens behind closed doors now. Privacy, please!

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Libra Daily horoscope

Libra (September 23-October 22) daily horoscope for Friday April 5

There’s no “off” switch for your love jones starting today as ardent Venus enters fiery Aries until April 29. With your romantic ruler calling for a serious approach to relationships, wave goodbye to wheel-spinning connections that show little promise of evolving into a secure bond. And that goes double since Mercury retrograde (also in Aries) is riding shotgun until April 25. Attached? What’s next for the two of you? Put your individual passions on the table and figure out new ways to support each other. Just remember the difference between compromise and sacrifice!

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Scorpio Daily horoscope

Scorpio (October 23-November 21) daily horoscope for Friday April 5

Roll up your sleeves, Scorpio and get to work on any trouble spots in your closest relationships. Today, harmonizer Venus enters courageous Aries until April 29, helping you confront the pink elephant in the room (or your bed). Instead of wishing a conflict would magically resolve itself, find a time to sit down together for a heart-to-heart. This no-nonsense cycle helps you get to the root of the matter, and you’ll both feel relieved. But with Mercury retrograde until April 25, timing IS everything. Coupled Scorpios can bond through buddy workouts during this health-enhancing cycle. Single and looking? Self-care is an amazing aphrodisiac.

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Sagittarius Daily horoscope

Sagittarius (November 22-December 21) daily horoscope for Friday April 5

Strut into the spotlight with confidence as seductive Venus enters Aries and your head-turning fifth house until April 29. You don’t need to apologize for monopolizing attention—or juggling more contenders than the Bachelorette. All is fair in love, right? By the same token, you can use this gracious cosmic force to boost others up, especially since Mercury is retrograde in Aries until April 25. Marriage, babies or other long-term-relationship goals could be top of mind now. For other Archers, a creative project may monopolize your attention. Tease the works in progress to build excitement about your future debut.

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Capricorn Daily horoscope

Capricorn (December 22-January 19) daily horoscope for Friday April 5

Aesthetic Venus adds a bold splash of color to your world starting today as it makes its annual move into Aries and your domestic quarters. Between now and April 29, your idea of an exciting weekend could look like painting an accent wall or house-hunting with a realtor. (Though plan and research carefully since Mercury’s retrograde until April 25.) Since Venus is the love planet, there’s nothing more romantic than staying in to cook dinner and open up a bottle of vino. Set a timer so that your meal doesn’t burn while you’re getting frisky in the kitchen. Coupled Caps could move toward cohabitation over the coming few weeks or start looking at properties to purchase as a pair. 

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Aquarius Daily horoscope

Aquarius (January 20-February 18) daily horoscope for Friday April 5

Your famously witty flirtation style flips on today as provocative Venus enters Aries until April 29. Feeling the vibes? You can say it with emojis, memes and video chats to test the chemistry, and if you’re seeing green lights, keep going from there. For you, a great conversation is the ultimate aphrodisiac—possibly a nostalgic one while Mercury’s retrograde until April 25. You might even experiment with turning a friend crush into a situationship. Attached? With sweet-talking Venus in the mix, you’ll be able to broach touchy topics as an amicable debate and exploration—NOT a dramatic fight.

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Pisces Daily horoscope

Pisces (February 19-March 20) daily horoscope for Friday April 5

Open wallet, insert bitcoin. You may soon be swimming in some serious cash flow as value-driven Venus soars into Aries until April 29. With your appetite whetted for extravagant things, it’s tempting to make a splurge (or five). But do you REALLY need it? Before you go on a spending spree, do a closet inventory and get a good sense of your budgetary in-and-out flow. This slow and sensual cycle can feel like a revival of romance in an old-fashioned kind of way that totally works for poetic Pisces—and that goes double since Mercury’s in a nostalgia-boosting retrograde until April 25.

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